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Friday Sep 5 | Switched

'Ghostbusters' Director: Slimer Was A Tribute To John Belushi

In the iconic film "Ghostbusters," the first ectoplasm ghost our heroes capture is a green creature named Slimer, who has a hefty appetite and leaves a slime trail everywhere he goes. 'Ghostbusters' director Ivan Reiter told HuffPost Live on Friday that Slimer is a sort of tribute to the late John Belushi.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, John Belushi

Wed Sep 03, 2014

UPI

Ivan Reitman says 'Ghostbusters 3' is being written 'as we speak'

Director Ivan Reitman told Toronto Life that the anticipated film "Ghostbusters III" is being written "as we speak" in an article published Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II, Celebrities, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Video: Thirty Years of 'Ghostbusters'

We've all seen the movie, but do you know its original title? Can you spot all the celebrity cameos? Click through the gallery for this and more trivia on the 30th anniversary of "Ghostbusters."

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Ghost Busters, Science Fiction Movies, The Blues Brothers, Musical Movies, Blues, Stripes, Short, War Movies, Drama Movies

Sun Aug 31, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Ghostbusters screenings for 30th anniversary

Thirty years ago Thursday, Ivan Reitman, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis gave the world the film "Ghost Busters."

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Ghost Busters, Science Fiction Movies, Harold Ramis, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

They're still the ones to call - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 PST

When "Saturday Night Live" alum Dan Aykroyd first conceptualized the Ghostbusters, a trio of misfit scientists who become a supernatural pest control squad, there's no way he could have predicted the 1984 film those characters inspired would still be relevant three decades later.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, Stripes, War Movies, Drama Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Meatballs, Celebrities, Bill Murray

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Deseret News

'Ghostbusters,' 'Gone With the Wind' and more on big screen

Bill Murray, left, Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd in "Ghostbusters," which is being revived in Cinemark Theaters for its 30th anniversary.

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Related Topix: Cinemark, Orem, UT, Provo, UT

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Film Comment

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers-Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi, at the height of their comedic and dramatic powers-were a pair of SNL characters before they were a band, and a band before they were a pair of film heroes.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Blues, Celebrities, John Belushi, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Herald

Gire: 'Are You Here' doesn't step up to the challenge

The only way that writer/director Matthew Weiner's anemic comic buddy movie could have been saved would be if co-stars Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis departed their comfort zones and switched their stereotyped characters.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, John Belushi

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